Hazard Girls:
Women in Non-Traditional Fields

Host Emily Soloby, founder of Juno Jones Safety Shoes, interviews women who have successfully broken barriers in traditionally male-dominated fields. These dynamic women share their stories and advice for the next generation. Emily's goal with this podcast series is to show listeners that there are many ways to be successful - and being successful often requires hard work, community, and creativity, even when faced with adversity.


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Sn. 1, #12 The Power of “Can” with Charli K. Matthews

In this episode of the WAM Podcast, your host Emily Soloby speaks to Charli K. Matthews, the founder and CEO of Empowering Brands and also the founder of Empowering Pumps & Equipment, and Empowering Women in Industry. Charli is a truly dynamic individual who has had a fascinating career path, from working in the pumps …

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Sn. 1, #11 Creating Spaces for Women in Construction with Kathryn Hart

Camaraderie and a support system are an important part of what makes a job welcoming. For women in construction, who find themselves in this male-dominated space, reaching out isn’t always so simple. This is what prompted today’s guest, Kathryn Hart, to create the online community, Space to Build, where women in the sector can access …

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Sn. 1, #10 Celebrating Pride in Winemaking with Remy Drabkin

Remy Drabkin is a pioneering winemaker who impacts her industry as a top producer of non-traditional grape varieties. From an early age, Remy was inspired to preserve and promote the spirit of Oregon’s winemakers, designing her first wine label in 5th grade. Today, she is the owner of the renowned Remy Wines, Three Wives Wines, …

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Sn. 1, #8 Women in Maritime Engineering with Serena Webber-Bey

Maritime engineering is a very male-dominant field, often with only one or two women aboard a ship at a time. Our guest on today’s episode of Hazard Girls is Serena Webber-Bey, a United States Coast Guard licensed Chief Engineer of Steam and Diesel Unlimited Horsepower Vessels. She has been sailing with the Maritime Engineers Beneficial …

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Sn. 1, #7 Turning Challenges into Successes with Skyler Mapes

Today on the show we welcome Skyler Mapes, a native of Oakland, California. Skyler is the co-founder of EXAU Olive Oil, which she founded in 2017 alongside her husband, Giuseppe. Prior to starting out in the olive oil business, Skyler worked in both the design and wine industries. She became interested in olive oil after …

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Sn. 1, #5 If We Can Do Good, We Should: Green, Affordable Living with Janelle Briggs, Co-founder and CEO at Stackhouse

As a feminist, entrepreneur, author, and speaker committed to social justice, today’s guest understands the value and beauty of humanity and wants to empower others to spread a message of inclusion and social change. Dr. Janelle Briggs is the CEO, co-founder, and business strategist for Stackhouse, a Tucson, Arizona-based container living company that specializes in …

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Sn. 1, #3 Women in Architectural Leadership Positions

Architecture and design is a predominantly male-dominated field, with roughly only 17% of the leadership positions held by women. Today’s episode of the Hazard Girls podcast features an extremely driven, multi-talented, and philanthropic woman who also works in an architectural leadership role. Benita Cooper is the principal architect and owner of Benita Cooper Design, based …

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